Social Studies

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Curriculum

Overall Curriculum Expectations

The Grade 6 social studies curriculum at Atlas Learning Zone provides opportunities for students to explore a variety of concepts related to the citizenship education framework, including beliefs and values, cooperation, culture, equity, freedom, identity, and respect. They will learn about diverse communities in historical and contemporary Canada and examine how they have contributed to the development of Canadian identity. Additionally, students will investigate current social, political, economic, and environmental issues, as well as Canada’s role in the global community. They will develop their understanding of the importance of international action and cooperation.

Social Studies Curriculum Strands

  • Heritage and Identity: Communities in Canada, Past and Present
  • People and Environment: Canada’s Interactions with the Global Community


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